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Bill Ranford to Be Inducted into Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame
July 25th, 2015 at 4:41 PM
Los Angeles Kings Goaltending Coach and former NHL goalie, Bill Ranford, grew up in New Westminster, British Columbia but was born in Brandon, Manitoba, where he will be inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame at the Victoria Inn in Winnipeg on November 7, per Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com. As...

Los Angeles Kings Schedule Changes and Rookie Games Update
July 25th, 2015 at 4:07 PM
The game time for the following Los Angeles Kings games have changed, the club announced earlier this week in conjunction with the National Hockey League (all times PST): -- The Kings-St. Louis contest on November 3 at Scottrade Center will now begin at 5:30 p.m. The game was originally set...

National Hockey League Expansion Application Update
July 24th, 2015 at 11:21 PM
The NHL Board of Governors approved for the League to begin accepting applications as part of a formal expansion process, Commissioner Gary Bettman said June 24 in Las Vegas. Commissioner Bettman said the League has received interest from Las Vegas, Seattle and Quebec City at the time. Earlier this week the...

Anze Kopitar Contract Talks Have Just Started
July 18th, 2015 at 12:39 PM
Contract extension talks for the Los Angeles Kings' talented center, Anze Kopitar are just starting, and should pick up soon, with an extension finalized this summer, per Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com. The Kings had a heavy load of restricted free agents this summer and explained to Kopitar and his representation...

Los Angeles Kings Sign Five Restricted Free Agents
July 17th, 2015 at 1:20 AM
The Los Angeles Kings have signed restricted free agents forwards Nick Shore (two years), Jordan Weal (one year), Andrew Crescenzi (one year), Nic Dowd (one year) and defenseman Vincent LoVerde (two years) to new contracts, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. Shore, 23, appeared in 34-regular season games with the...

Los Angeles Kings Sign Andy Andreoff for Two Years
July 15th, 2015 at 11:29 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have signed restricted free agent forward Andy Andreoff to a two-year contract, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced Wednesday. Per numerous reports, the contract is worth an average annual value of $587,500. ***PHOTO1*** The 24-year-old, 6-1, 206-pound native of Pickering, Ontario appeared in 18 regular-season games last season...

Complete List of 2015 ESPYS Award Winners
July 15th, 2015 at 10:18 PM
The ESPYS gather top celebrities from the sports and entertainment world to commemorate the past year in sports by recognizing major sports achievements, reliving unforgettable moments and saluting the leading performers and performances. The stars gathered in downtown Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday night to celebrate The 2015...

Kings Sign Erik Cernak to a Three-Year Entry-Level Contract
July 14th, 2015 at 2:36 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have signed their second round 43rd overall 2015 NHL Draft pick, defenseman Erik Cernak to a three-year entry-level contract, the team announced today. Via the Kings: The 18-year-old Cernak (born May 28, 1997) is a 6-4, 207-pound native of Kosice, Slovakia who appeared in 43 regular-season games...

Los Angeles Kings High School Hockey League
July 14th, 2015 at 1:28 PM
The Los Angeles Kings High School Hockey League announced the eight teams that will participate in the inaugural 2015-2016 League Season. Seven district teams will join West Ranch High School as the founding teams for the new league. West Ranch High School Wildcats (playing out of Ice Station Valencia) East County Outlaws...

Milan Lucic, Fit to Be a Los Angeles King
July 12th, 2015 at 12:38 PM
Milan Lucic had a full-page ad in the Boston Globe thanking fans and the Boston Bruins organization earlier this week. The 27-year old 6’-3”, 235-pound forward has registered three 20-or-more goal seasons as well as one 30-goal season, and was a key member of the Bruins 2011 Stanley Cup Championship Team. “Like...

American Hockey League Rule Changes Announced
July 10th, 2015 at 6:54 PM
The American Hockey League’s Board of Governors approved several scheduling, seeding and rule changes implemented during the upcoming 2015-16 AHL season. Playing Schedule/Standings • The 2015-16 regular season will consist of 1,120 games, played between Oct. 9 and Apr. 17. All teams will play 76 games each with the exception of...

Los Angeles Kings Look Forward to Next Season
July 8th, 2015 at 1:58 AM
It’s no secret that the Los Angeles Kings have had a busy year and an even busier summer. The team that went from being the Stanley Cup Champions to missing the playoffs faced a lot. A season full of injuries to the blue line and the indefinite suspension of defenseman...

Anze Kopitar in Early Stages of Contract Negotiation
July 6th, 2015 at 1:14 PM
Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar is “in the early stages of negotiations for what will probably be a lengthy contract extension,” per the Los Angeles Times. If Kopitar re-signs, it’ll be another long-term contract on the books for the Kings. The club currently has seven players locked up through at...

Jamie McBain, One More Year in Los Angeles
July 6th, 2015 at 12:47 PM
Jamie McBain, the unrestricted free agent of the Los Angeles Kings came to terms on a one year, two-way contract (NHL and AHL) with the Kings worth $600,000. In the American Hockey League, McBain will earn $300,000. McBain, 27, recorded three goals, nine points, and a plus-4 rating in 26 games...

Kings Defenseman Slava Voynov Pleads No Contest
July 3rd, 2015 at 2:17 AM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov pleaded no contest Thursday to a domestic violence charge, earning him 90 days in jail and three years of probation. Torrance Superior Court Judge Eric Taylor accepted the plea, which is treated the same as a guilty plea. Additionally, Voynov must complete a 52-session domestic...

Justin Williams on the Los Angeles Kings and Washington Capitals
July 2nd, 2015 at 4:14 PM
The 2014 Conn Smythe trophy winner and three time Stanley Cup champion, Los Angeles Kings, Justin Williams became a free agent on July 1 and signed with the Washington Capitals. Williams was exploring unrestricted free agency for the first time, calling the process stressful and after speaking to well-respected Capitals head...

Justin Williams to the Washington Capitals
July 1st, 2015 at 9:02 PM
The 2014 Conn Smythe trophy winner and three time Stanley Cup champion, forward Justin Williams has signed a two-year, $6.5 million contract with the Washington Capitals, TSN reported Wednesday. Williams, 33, scored 18 goals and had 41 points in 81 games for the Los Angeles Kings last season. He was traded to...

Two Years for Kevin Gravel of the AHL
July 1st, 2015 at 6:30 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have signed prospect defenseman Kevin Gravel for two years. Per the Kings: The 23-year-old Gravel (born on March 6, 1992) is a 6-4, 204-pound native of Kingsford, Mich., who appeared in 58 regular season games last year in his first full professional season with Manchester. He posted 15...

Slava Voynov Case May End in a Deal
July 1st, 2015 at 5:35 PM
After a long meeting with a prosecutor and attorneys for Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov, a Torrance judge handling the alleged domestic violence case suggested Tuesday that a deal might be in the works. The trial is slated to start July 8. Judge Eric Taylor met with defense attorneys...

Jhonas Enroth to the Los Angeles Kings
July 1st, 2015 at 11:01 AM
The Los Angeles Kings agreed to terms with goaltender Jhonas Enroth on a one-year, $1.25 million contract, on Wednesday. ***PHOTO1*** The 27-year-old Enroth (born on June 25, 1988) is a 5-10, 166-pound native of Stockholm, Sweden, who appeared in 50 regular-season games last season between the Dallas Stars and Buffalo Sabres, posting...